Electromagnetic Spectrum

Anticipation Guide

Read the following statements and select T if you think it is true, F for false. After you complete the module, revisit your answers and correct your mistakes.


True False   1. Isaac Newton first proposed that light was a wave.

True False   2. Light is a travelling electromagnetic wave.

True False   3. Galileo first successfully measured the speed of light.

True False    4. It takes 1.3 seconds for light from the Sun to reach Earth.

True False   5. Radio waves have the longest wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum.

True False   6. NASA scientists can measure the methane in the Martian atmosphere from Earth based telescopes.

Redo the Anticipation Guide after completing this chapter. Print this page to compare your answers.

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